RECENT announcements highlighted some progress being made in large-scale pumped storage power stations at Cruachan & Loch Ness. This has also been the case for two other large pumped storage projects that Scotland badly needs as we all move to net zero with the promise of a green revolution and plentiful jobs. Unfortunately the only progress is planning permission granted for three of the projects by the Scottish Government. Planning permission is about as far as these projects will get under the current UK-wide energy market, which already penalises Scottish energy production and hinders any chance of these projects every getting built.
The National 16th July 2021 read more »